$23.99-$31.60 Hourly / $1,739.32-$2,291.31 BiWeekly /
In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for the preparation, retherming and service of daily meals.
Receives general direction from a Correctional Food Services Supervisor 2 or other employee of higher grade.
Supervises inmates and assists in preparation, retherming and serving of food in a correctional facility or district; oversees cleaning, sanitation and maintenance of kitchen area and equipment; instructs and trains inmates in light food preparation, retherming and serving; assists with storage, rotation and security of food; keeps records and makes reports; assists with requisition of food and kitchen supplies; maintains discipline and security measures; may assist in food preparation, cooking and serving; may conduct security checks and tours; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances and otherwise assist custodial forces in emergencies; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of current materials and equipment used in large scale food preparation and service; knowledge of kettle preparation, oven and grill work; knowledge of principles, methods and practices of food preparation and service; knowledge of safety and sanitation problems related to large scale food service operations; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to instruct inmates; ability to keep records and make reports; ability to read and write recipes; ability to perform under stress; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.
Two (2) years of experience in the preparation and serving of complete daily meals in a large scale (500 meals per day) institutional or commercial setting such as a hospital, residential school, extended care facility, rest home, full service restaurant, military mess, large catering business or other similar environment.
NOTE: Experience in fast food operations does not qualify.
College training in dietetics, hotel, restaurant and/or food service, nutrition or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of one (1) year.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to significant stress of confinement within a dangerous and volatile prison population and to considerable danger of injury from assaultive and/or abusive inmates and disagreeable conditions.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Food Services Supervisor 1 in Salary Group CO 07 effective November 14, 2003. (2015 SCOPE Review)